H-Sphere VPS 1.3-3 Installation
17 Nov 2004
Features | Update
This document is the step-by-step instruction of adding a
VPS hosting box into an H-Sphere cluster.
For more information on VPS, please contact
Step 1. Preparation
See Preparing Server for H-Sphere VPS Installation in a separate document.
Important: H-Sphere VPS requires Perl installed on VPS host server:
- Perl 5.6.1 for RedHat 7.3.
- Perl 5.8.0 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux release 3, CentOS 3.x, White Box Enterprise Linux release 3.
If you need to install H-Sphere VPS packages on one of the mentioned platforms with other Perl versions,
you need to rebuild H-Sphere VPS.
Step 2. Installation
standalone FreeVPS installation procedure
Important: Instead of the latest available versions of
kernel-freevps and freevps-tools download and install:
- Download and install H-Sphere VPS package and other related packages to provide VPS management and
integration with H-Sphere:
- other packages
required by your VPS host's operating system
where X is the latest available package version.
Download locations for operating systems:
Install the downloaded packages:
# rpm -Uvh package-X.rpm
- package is the name of the downloaded package;
- X is the latest available package version, except for hsphere-vps-1.3-3.
Step 3. Configuration
To configure your virtual servers, run the configuration script on the VPS host server:
With the further steps, you'll perform basic configuration of your virtual servers.
See more on VPS host configuration.
Step 4. Adding Physical and Logical VPS Server to H-Sphere
To add and configure physical and logical VPS servers in H-Sphere:
- Generate SSH keys on your CP server
and place them to VPS host server to provide SSH connection between VPS host and CP server;
- Follow the instructions in Admin Guide on
adding and configuring physical and logical VPS servers in H-Sphere
Common instructions on adding physical and logical servers
in Control Panel are not applicable in this case!